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Blog2019-02-19T20:34:54+00:00

Are Validated Assessments Worth the Hype?

By |February 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog, COMPAS, Northpointe Suite|

Justice professionals make life-altering decisions every day, and the consequences of these decisions ripple throughout our communities. Sound decision making is critical to ensuring public safety and a just system, and it begins with having accurate information.

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Buy -vs- Build: Striking a Balance

By |February 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog, JWorks|

When it comes to investing in court case management systems, the buy-or-build debate rages on. Historically, courts tend to go all-in one way or the other, purchasing a monolithic CMS from a single supplier or building every piece of functionality themselves. How about some middle ground?

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Prevent Litigation with Better Classification

By |February 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog, COMPAS, COMPAS Classification|

It’s easy to fall into a defeatist mindset around inmate litigation. Even the most dedicated justice professionals can become jaded over time, and for good reason. Some inmates arelitigious. Some lawsuits are frivolous. Yet many issues spring from a legitimate complaint that can be easily addressed by your agency before spiraling into lawsuit status.

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Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller: Eliminating backlogs with in-court processing

By |January 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Case Studies, Resources, ShowCase|

A typical week for the Palm Beach County Courts (Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit) includes hearing almost 2,000 traffic and criminal cases at three separate locations. No matter how hard courtroom personnel worked at processing these cases they were often left with a backlog that took several days to complete.

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Our Experts Are Your Experts

By |January 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, COMPAS, COMPAS Classification|

As a jail administrator, let’s say you’re not only able to implement a validated classification instrument to help with inmate classification, you’ve also installed a series of modules to help with overall organization and workflow management. But soon you realize that these systems are filled with features that don’t apply to how you run your jail, and the features that are supposed to help you break down.

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